Full-Time One Year MBA

Full-Time One Year MBA

WWaterloo Campus
Next intake date: August 14, 2017

Immerse yourself in our unique one year Full-Time MBA

Eric, a Lazaridis MBA Alumnus, dressed in suite-and-tie on Laurier's Waterloo campus
The full-time program is designed for individuals who want to earn their MBA degree in our innovative, one year program. Beginning in August, students will be immersed in our one-of-a-kind integrated core methodology, teaching eight different disciplines of business. Students will apply the knowledge gained during the integrated core in case study analysis and team projects, as well as have the opportunity to work as consultants for a real company.

At Laurier, the development of the individual is a priority. Through personal development activities incorporated into the core term, our students become well-rounded, confident individuals who excel as top level managers in the discipline of their choice.

Benefits of our one year Full-Time MBA degree

  • The first Canadian University to offer a one year Full-time MBA program
  • Innovative Integrated Core teaching approach that is unique to Laurier
  • The choice of more than 10 different MBA specializations to choose from, including the
    Entrepreneurship option
  • Located in the centre of Canada’s technology triangle. Waterloo has a strong financial service sector as well as being home to several leading-edge research institutions
  • The advantages of attending a top MBA school, with a reasonable tuition, giving you one of the best ROIs any MBA program in Canada has to offer

See what our graduates say about their Lazaridis MBA experience

Admission Requirements for Domestic Applicants

  • A four year undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in any discipline from a recognized university with a minimum B standing (73%) in the final year of study, or most recent 10 half-credit university degree courses.
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills, normally by the successful completion of the GMAT test with a score of 550 or higher.
  • Referee Information. Three professional referees, or if you have completed any education within the last three years, two professional referees and one academic referee are required.
  • Applicants whose language of instruction during their undergraduate degree was a language other than English, must furnish evidence of proficiency in English prior to admission. A minimum score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 100 internet-based (iBT) (with minimum skill scores of 21 in each of the four skill sets), or TOEFL paper-based (pBT) minimum score of 600, or a minimum score of 7.0 on the IELTS is required.
  • A minimum of two years of full-time work experience.

Admission Requirements for International Applicants

International applicants include all applicants that have obtained a previous undergraduate, or Master’s Degree, outside of Canada and will be attending with a Study Visa.

  • Education equivalent to a four year Canadian undergraduate degree in any discipline from an accredited university with a minimum B average (73%) in the last 10 half credit have courses completed. (Usually displayed as First Class or First Division Standing)
  • The GMAT is mandatory for all students who have achieved their undergraduate degree outside of Canada, with a minimum score of 550.
  • For students whose degrees were conferred by a non-English language institution, a minimum score of 100 internet-based (with minimum skill scores of 21 in each of the four skill sets), on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or a minimum score of 7.0 on the IELTS is required.
  • Referee Information. Three professional referees, or if you have completed any education within the last three years, two professional referees and one academic referee are required.
  • A minimum of two years of full-time work experience.

Joshua Siegal, BBA, MBA, dressed in business attire, posing in front of a window in the heart of Toronto, Ontario.

“It [Integrated Core] provided me with the ability to understand business problems from a multi-faceted approach. It has provided me with the skill set to excel with a new employer, and to sit at the table with senior leaders and feel confident contributing to the conversation, truly providing value-add to any business discussion.”

Joshua Siegal, BBA, MBA
Vice President, Organizational Effectiveness
Real Matters

Degree Details

Location: Waterloo Campus

Lazaridis Hall
64 University Ave. West.
MBA Program Office 4th Floor, LH4001
Waterloo ON, N2L 3C7, Canada
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Degree Length 12 Months
Schedule

Term 1 Full day Integrated Core: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Term 2 & 3 Elective courses offered Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. – 9:50 p.m.

Fees Contact Victoria Ford

1 on 1 Assessment

Next Available Date

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 @ 12:00 PM - 07:00 PM
For more details please

Contact

Victoria Ford

MBA Recruitment & Marketing Coordinator
P: 519-884-0710 ext. 3499
F: 519-884-6016
vford@wlu.ca

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International Accreditation

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
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Waterloo Campus

MBA Program Office
Wilfrid Laurier University
Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
Lazaridis Hall 4001
64 University Avenue West
Waterloo ON, N2L 3C7, Canada

519-884-0710 ext. 3499

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Toronto Campus

MBA and Master of Finance (CFA®) Program Location
Wilfrid Laurier University
Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
St. Andrew’s Club & Conference Centre
150 King Street West, 27th Floor
Toronto ON, M5H 3T9, Canada

519-884-0710 ext. 6220